Healthstar Home Health Cited by MDH for Financial Exploitation by Staff Member

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 13th February 2016
Financial Exploitation of Resident Theft of Funds at Healthstar Home Health According to MDH

Financial Exploitation of Resident Theft of Funds at Healthstar Home Health According to Minnesota Department of Health

Healthstar Home Health Cited With Financial Exploitation

In a report concluded on June 18, 2015, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Healthstar Home Health it is alleged that financial exploitation occurred when a staff, alleged perpetrator (AP) stole $646.00 from client.

Substantiated Complaint Against Healthstar Home Health for Financial Exploitation by Staff

Based on a preponderance of the evidence, financial exploitation occurred when the alleged perpetrator (AP) from Healthstar took $646.00 from the client and used the money for AP’s own peronal use.  The AP worked for the licensee and provided home care services for the client.  On interview with client, the client noticed the money missing immediately after the AP’s scheduled visit and reported the theft to the licensee.

The AP worked for the licensee and provided home care services for the client.  On interview with the client, the client noticed the money missing immediately after the AP’s scheduled visit and reported the theft to the licensee.  A police report revealed the AP admitted to taking $646.00 from the client without the client’s permission, and used the money for the AP’s own personal use.   The AP did not appear for a scheduled interview with MDH.

For more information from the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Health Facility Complaints concerning nursing homes, assisted living and other elder care providers view resolved complaints at the MDH website.

If you have concerns about financial exploitation or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore toll free at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

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